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FPC Statement on California Governor’s Proposal to Export Authoritarianism Nationwide
Firearms Policy Coalition issued the following statement regarding California Governor Gavin Newsom’s “28th Amendment” convention proposal to deny the fundamental rights of all peaceable Americans
FPC Statement on Connecticut Governor Signing HB 6667
Governor Lamont and his legislative co-conspirators need to be reminded that the fundamental right to keep and bear arms falls outside the purview of their offices. They are simply not in a position to so casually dispose of those rights that are naturally intrinsic to the People.
FPC and FPCAF Statement on Third Circuit’s Restoration of Gun Rights Following Non-Violent Conviction
Today, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) and FPC Action Foundation (FPCAF) made the following statement regarding today’s Opinion in the en banc Third Circuit case Range v. Garland
California Agrees to Pay Plaintiffs’ Legal Fees After Losing Lawsuit that Challenged its Discriminatory Firearm Lawsuit Fee-Shifting Regime
Today, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced that United States District Judge Roger Benitez has approved a $556,957.66 stipulation for attorneys’ fees stemming from its lawsuit that successfully challenged the fee-shifting provision in California SB 1327, which was enacted as retribution for Texas’s SB 8 abortion law in order to suppress legitimate challenges to firearms regulations.
FPC Files Opening Brief in Lawsuit Challenging ATF Pistol Brace Rule
Today, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced the filing of an opening brief with the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in Mock v. Garland, FPC and FPC Action Foundation’s challenge to ATF’s pistol brace rule. Today’s brief was filed less than two weeks after the court clarified that its injunction against the rule covers FPC’s members.
FPC Files Reply Brief in Lawsuit Challenging California Magazine Ban
Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced today that it has filed a reply in support of its motion for summary judgment in its lawsuit challenging California’s ban on so-called “large-capacity” magazines (LCMs).
FPC Statement Regarding Membership
Today, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) issued a statement regarding membership:
Fifth Circuit Clarifies that its Injunction Against ATF Pistol Brace Rule Covers FPC’s Members
Today, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) released a statement on the Fifth Circuit’s Order clarifying that the Injunction Pending Appeal in Mock v. Garland applies to FPC’s members, Maxim Defense’s customers, and the individual plaintiffs’ resident family members.
FPC Files Motion for Preliminary Injunction in Lawsuit Challenging Onerous Maryland Carry Restrictions
Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced today that it has filed a motion for preliminary injunction in its lawsuit challenging multiple elements of Maryland’s Senate Bill 1 (SB 1) restrictions on the peaceable carry of firearms outside the home.
FPC Secures Injunction Against ATF Pistol Brace Rule, Will Seek Clarification on Scope of Ruling
Today, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) released a statement on the Fifth Circuit’s Order granting an Injunction Pending Appeal in Mock v. Garland, FPC and FPC Action Foundation’s federal lawsuit challenging the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ (ATF’s) recent rule reclassifying braced pistols as National Firearms Act (NFA)-regulated short-barreled rifles.
FPC Releases Statement on Advancement of Anti-Rights Legislation in California Legislature
"The Legislature is out of its lane– it is not within its purview to abrogate the fundamental rights of the very people that delegate limited, enumerated powers– to think so is arrogant, dangerous, and they will lose.”
Nevada Governor Lombardo Vetoes Gun Control Bills, Cites FPC Legal Cases as Reason
Today, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced that Nevada Governor Joe Lombardo vetoed AB354 and AB355, which would have restricted residents’ ability to self-manufacture firearms and banned young adults from possessing common rifles and shotguns.
FPC Challenges Onerous Maryland Gun Control Legislation in New Lawsuit
“Apparently dissatisfied with last year's Bruen decision, and undeterred by their own oaths of office to uphold the Constitution, Maryland lawmakers have seen fit to once again attempt to unilaterally disarm the peaceable People of their state."
FPC WIN: Court Issues Preliminary Injunction in FPC Case Against New Jersey Restrictions on Bearing Arms
Today, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced the successful acquisition of a preliminary injunction against multiple aspects of the New Jersey gun control law passed to severely restrict the ability of those with carry permits from actually being able to carry in public.
FPC Statement on Rep. Moskowitz Introducing Legislation to Deny Arms to Young Adults
The naked depravity of such a measure, publicly seeking to disarm and disadvantage millions of American families should be immediately called out for what it is– the use of state violence and armed government agents to deprive the People of their fundamental rights as any such proposal will necessitate an enforcement mechanism.
FPC Statement on Tennessee Governor Lee’s Threat to Hold a Special Session to Promote Gun Control
Regardless of the form any potential legislation takes, political expediency or anti-rights policy preferences are not substitutes for the solemn duty to protect and uphold the Constitution, the principles of individual liberty and respect for the law. Firearms Policy Coalition will continue its fight to restore the Second Amendment rights of the People and oppose any efforts to abrogate those same fundamental liberties.
FPC Files Motion for Preliminary Injunction in Lawsuit Challenging Washington “Assault Weapons” Ban
Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced today that it has filed a motion for preliminary injunction in its lawsuit challenging Washington’s ban on so-called “assault weapons.”
FPC Files Lawsuit Challenging California's 10-Day Firearm Waiting Period
Today, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced that it has filed a federal Second Amendment lawsuit challenging the State of California’s unconstitutional 10-day firearms purchase waiting period in its lawsuit, Richards v. Bonta.
FPC Files for Injunction in Lawsuit Challenging Cook County, Illinois “Assault Weapons” Ban
“Cook County’s ban on so-called ‘assault weapons’ is no more constitutional than the one enacted earlier this year by the State of Illinois,” said Richard Thomson, FPC's Vice President of Programs. “FPC looks forward to its litigation getting the county’s ban enjoined, just like it did for the state’s ban last week.”
FPC-Supported Permitless Carry Bill Enacted By Nebraska Governor Pillen
"After years of effort, Nebraska is now the latest state to restore the fundamental right to carry a firearm without needing a government-issued permission slip," said Richard Thomson, FPC's Vice President of Programs. "We look forward to restoring this right in the minority of states that still require a permit to carry. Additionally, we look forward to restoring the right for ALL adults in states that still ban 18-20 year olds from carrying."
FPC Files Lawsuit Challenging Washington “Assault Weapon” Ban Minutes After It Is Signed Into Law
Today, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced that it has filed a federal Second Amendment lawsuit challenging the State of Washington’s unconstitutional ban on so-called “assault weapons,” minutes after it was signed into law by Governor Jay Inslee.
FPC Applauds Florida Governor Ron DeSantis for Signing HB 543, Enacting Permitless Concealed Carry in the Sunshine State
Firearms Policy Coalition announced that Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed the FPC-supported HB 543 into law, enacting permitless concealed carry in the Sunshine State. Florida is now the twenty-sixth state to enact such legislation.
FPC Granted Summary Judgment in Worth v. Harrington: Restores Right to Carry to Young Adults
FPC announced the granting of the Summary Judgment it had sought in its lawsuit challenging the Minnesota prohibition of young adults from carrying firearms for self defense. In the Opinion, the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota Judge Katherine Menedez ruled that Minnesota’s requirement that individuals be at least 21 years of age to be eligible for a carry permit violated Plaintiffs’ rights, and enjoined the state from further enforcement of the practice.